IT Project Manager

We offer a range of globally recognised certifications to help you gain the knowledge, skills and experience required to start your career in IT Project Management.

How to begin your career in IT Project Management

If you are looking to begin a career in IT project management, there are several steps you can take to get started. By acquiring a solid foundation in IT, and gaining knowledge and understanding of various IT concepts, technologies, and methodologies, you’ll be able to apply for jobs confident that your skill set matches what’s needed for the role. 

IT Project Management

What is an IT Project Manager?

Starting your career in IT Project Management

IT project management involves overseeing the planning, execution, and delivery of technology-focused projects. IT project managers ensure hardware, software, network, and other IT initiatives meet objectives on time and budget. 

Pursuing a career as an IT project manager provides a dynamic and challenging path for those interested in technology and business operations. IT project managers operate at various levels within an organisation, offering opportunities for progressive responsibility and career advancement.

Is a career in IT Project Management right for me?

IT Project Management skills

Determining whether a career in IT project management is right for you depends on various factors, including your skills, interests, and career goals. With entry roles in IT project management starting at £30,000 and progressing to £100,000 as a Digital Project Manager, this is a highly sought-after and lucrative role. To be successful, it is important to benchmark your current skills against what is required for the job.


  • Key attributes of an IT Project Manager include:
    Solid organisational skills
    Strong and effective communication
    A meticulous eye for detail
    Relevant technical skills and experience
    Good time management skills

IT Project Manager responsibilities

  • Key responsibilities of an IT Project Manager include:
    Lead web, app, and mobile projects
    Estimate and plan the scope for all projects
    Deliver projects on time and on budget
    Schedule workflow and resources
    Risk management
    Communicate with senior stakeholders or clients
    Manage and communicate with all involved teams
    Service desk management

Your responsibilities in IT Project Management may change based on your role and the project that you are working on, so it is important to be flexible.  

Once you have more experience at entry level or junior level, you can move on to more senior roles in IT Project Management such as leading and managing your own team on bigger projects.  

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How do I become an IT Project Manager?

Qualifications needed to become an IT Project Manager

If you are ready to take the next steps towards becoming an IT project manager, getting the relevant certifications will help you develop the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in the role.  

Our courses ensure you acquire knowledge in a range of areas, such as software development, networking, database management, cyber security, and system administration. With our courses, you can also gain core project management skills - familiarise yourself with project management principles, methodologies, and tools and develop skills in areas such as project planning, scheduling, risk management, budgeting, and stakeholder communication.

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Does a career in IT Project Management sound right for you?

If you are interested in starting a career in IT Project Management, contact us today to arrange a FREE consultation with one of our experts who can help you explore your options. 

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You can earn an average of £57,600.00 a year

Apprentice IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager

You can earn an average of £57,600.00 a year

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